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Fri Mar 1, 2019, 07:10 PM

Theresa May Told Donald Tusk That Brexit Might Have To Be Delayed Even If MPs Back Her Deal

Theresa May told the president of the European Council, Donald Tusk, in Sharm El Sheikh last weekend that she might need to delay Brexit to implement necessary legislation even if MPs back the withdrawal agreement later this month, according to a diplomatic note seen by BuzzFeed News.

The note is of a briefing made to the ambassadors of the EU’s remaining 27 member states on Friday morning. It reveals that May told Tusk on Sunday that she would need extra time in the form of a “short and technical extension” to implement legislation if MPs back her deal in a meaningful vote she has promised will take place by March 12.

This is the first time the prime minister has acknowledged that Brexit may have to be delayed beyond March 29, even if her deal wins the support of the House of Commons. It suggests the only scenario in which Britain will leave the EU later this month is with no deal.


It is understood that May also told Tusk during their meeting in Egypt that her ambition is to leave on the 29th.


It's my ambition to see everyone involved in this misbegotten lie-ridden farce behind bars for a long, long time. Everybody needs an ambition.

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Fri Mar 1, 2019, 08:09 PM

1. Ha ha ha ha oh shit

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